Minister Seán Canney announces €1 million for Enterprise Hubs and Digital Spaces along the Atlantic Economic Corridor

 Minister of State at the Department of Rural and Community Development, Seán Canney TD, today announced that €1 million in funding will be made available to create a network of Enterprise Hubs and Digital Spaces along the western seaboard, from Kerry to Donegal… Continue reading.

Minister Canney announces publication of Taskforce Review Report 2018

Minister Canney announces publication of Taskforce Review Report 2018

Mobile Phone and Broadband Taskforce reports on achievements to date and sets out goals for 2019

Seán Canney TD, Minister of State at the Department of Rural and Community Development, today (20th February) welcomed the publication of the Mobile Phone and Broadband Taskforce Implementation Review 2018. The Taskforce, chaired by Minister Canney, was established in 2016 to identify and overcome obstacles to mobile phone and broadband services and engages with telecoms operators. The Taskforce is made up of officials from several Government Departments and agencies and representatives from the local government sector… Continue reading.

Minister Canney visits Dublin’s Smart Docklands Testbed District

19/02/2019 Minister Canney visits Dublin’s Smart Docklands Testbed District Attends Telecommunication Action Group Meeting PIC SHOWS: Minister of State for Community Development, Natural Resources and Digital Development, Seán Canney T.D with from left CEO and Founder of Bleeperbike Hugh Cooney and from right Richard Shakespeare Assistant Chief Executive DCC. Minister of State for Community Development, Natural Resources and Digital Development, Seán Canney T.D., visited the Smart Docklands district of Dublin City. While there, Minister Canney was shown a number of Smart City initiatives including the BikeKeep smart bike locking system, the wifi connected Steora smart bench and Smart Radar, a traffic monitoring resource. Minister Canney was also shown around Dogpatch Labs where he met Dogpatch Labs’ Smart City Lead, Ciaran Gilsean and a number of innovators and digital entrepreneurs. MAXWELLPHOTOGRAPHY.IE

Minister attends Telecommunication Action Group Meeting

Minister of State for Community Development, Natural Resources and Digital Development, Seán Canney T.D., yesterday (Monday, 18 February 2019) visited the Smart Docklands district of Dublin City. While there, Minister Canney was shown a number of Smart City initiatives including the BikeKeep smart bike locking system, the wifi connected Steora smart bench and Smart Radar, a traffic monitoring resource… Continue reading.

Ministers Ring and Canney announce additional €250,000 for local digital innovation projects

Autism-focused pilot projects in Fingal and Wicklow among local authority led digital initiatives

The Minister for Rural and Community Development, Michael Ring TD, and Minister of State at the Department of Rural and Community Development, Sean Canney TD, today (Monday, 4th February 2019) announced additional funding of €246,294 for eight local authority-led digital initiatives, under the Department’s Digital Innovation Programme… Continue reading.